It’s impossible to avoid comparisons with Brigitte Bardot & Serge Gainsbourg when you first come across this song from The Limiñanas – Lio and Marie Limiñana, hometown Cabestany in the deep south of France, formed the duo in 2009, not some time, somewhere in smokey early 1960s Paris.
The influence is unmistakeable, and in their own words, “this is the music we’ve been listening to our whole lives” (The Quietus).
The song is from Down Underground – LPs 2009/2014 (2015), their double CD anthology:
If you’re intrigued by the idea of a song that features spoken-word French against the backdrop of the repeated word for a type of sausage, also take a listen to “Longanisse”.
Sultry, psychedelic French Garage Pop.